Slow Food Columbus

Projects


Project: School Garden Startup

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Background. We have met with the Director of the Gan Menachem preschool at the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center in New Albany to talk about school gardens. His goal is to start a garden for the preschool and then move it into a focal point to enrich the center, the programs they run, and the community at […]


Project: Ark of Taste Nominations and Promotion

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Background. The U.S. Ark of Taste, like its counterpart in Italy, is a catalog of hundreds of delicious foods that have been deemphasized by the industrialized food system to the point that they are little-known and rarely consumed, even in the regions in which they are produced. The goal of reintroducing them into the food system is […]


Project: “Slow Food on a Fast Food Budget” Cookbook

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Background. Some time ago, we realized that one of the main barriers to Slow Food’s ability to reach everyone on the socioeconomic ladder was the fact that many people simply don’t know how to cook. We came up with the idea of a kitchen primer, a genuine “starting from zero” book that would convey the […]